September 25, 2007

What will the Orange do with the win?

With the Orange fresh off a major upset win over Louisville, the challenge for Syracuse now is to come down off the high of victory and prepare for this week's road game at Miami (Ohio).

Despite all indications to the contrary entering last week's game at Louisville, Syracuse is not dead.

The Orange emphatically proved that when they stunned the Cardinals on Saturday, 38-35.

But was the game a one week aberration, a fluke, or an instance of the Orange just getting lucky?

We'll find out as the season marches on, but Greg Robinson's team executed in three key areas of the game against Louisville. If the Orange can build on this success, they could make the upset win the turning point of their season, rather than a one week tease.

Here's what the Orange did well on Saturday and what they need to keep doing to keep putting tallies in the win column.

Air it out

The Orange offense was built for the passing game, and not just the short, quick routes that are typical of a west coast offense. Syracuse has the athletes at receiver for the big game-changing type passing plays that really make a difference.

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